Operation Homecoming The Operation Homecoming book project asked troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan to write down their experiences. U.S. service men and women submitted more than 12,000 pages for the project. The book was just selected as a nonfiction Best of 2006 by Washington Post Book World. NPR profiles five of the contributors.

Book Project Inspires War Veteran to Write

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Army Specialist Finds Signs of Life in Iraq's Ruins

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Sergeant Sorts Through War's Chaos in Letter Home

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Sergeant Notes Odd Rituals of War in Afghanistan

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